China’s new leadership, consisting of the Communist Party’s seven permanent standing committee members, assumed power at the 18th Party Congress in November, ending the decade-long leadership of Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao.
- Fri, 02/08/2013 - 22:32
China and the United States have mutual economic interests and a common global agenda in many areas.
- Thu, 02/07/2013 - 19:35
Why does the Chinese state adopt measures that result in freedom of religion and belief violations?
- Wed, 02/06/2013 - 19:47
As US and NATO forces pull out of Afghanistan, China is moving in with investment and diplomatic capital.
- Tue, 01/29/2013 - 19:44
In 2011, when Algeria’s Religious Affairs Minister Bouabdallah Ghlamallah awarded the contract to build the Grand Mosque of Algiers, the third-largest such structure in the world, it did not go to a homegrown Algerian bidder nor to one based in a fellow Muslim-majority Arab nation like Lebanon, but to a state-owned Chinese enterprise.
- Fri, 01/25/2013 - 21:02
Vladimir Putin’s attempts to draw the countries of central Asia into his fledgling Eurasian Union creates a dilemma for some of them: if they take up his offer, they might lose their valuable trading links with China. Li Lifan and Raffaello Pantucci discuss their options.
- Tue, 01/22/2013 - 19:56
Trade, cultural exchanges enrich Sino-Turkish ties, but new Silk Road is a distant dream
- Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:03
Several serious problems in China could trigger a major crisis, potentially igniting either a domestic revolution or foreign war.